Monday, July 21, 2014 - 4:42pm
Police: Dover man stole items, tried to re-sell them
Updated Monday, July 21, 2014 - 4:46pm
A Dover man faces burglary charges after police say he tried to sell items he stole in a public parking lot.
Police say Deon Brown broke into a home on the 400 block of South Governors Avenue early Monday morning, stealing a safe, jewelry, and a laptop.
Police say Brown tried to sell the stolen items in the Courtney Square shopping Center parking lot, but when police caught them, he dumped the items in a nearby dumpster and took off.
Authorities eventually caught Brown and arrested him. He's being held on $3,600 bail on charges of burglary and theft.
Most of the stolen items were recovered and returned to their owner.
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